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are losing their jobs, homes, decent wages, affordable health care and higher education. our civil liberties are under attack. the wealthy few are making out better than ever. >> this is also about whether our nation continues down the road toward totalitarianism. >> sound unfamiliar? as president obama and mitt romney squared off for the first time, we break the sound barrier by expanding the debate in real time to include two candidates shut out of the major political parties. the green party's jill stein and the justice party's rocky anderson. expanding the debate. this is what democracy sounds like. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we are on the road in denver, colorado. president obama and republican challenger mitt romney squared off in denver wednesday night in the first of three presidential campaigns. drilling obama in the polls of several battleground states, romney sought to rejuvenate his campaign with an attack on what he called president obama's policies of trickle-down government. >> i am con
the numbers say more about education and training than about race. he says less skilled less educated workers are doing poorly no matter what race they are are from. in washington, molly henneberg, fox news. >>> the problem we he have here is we have the democrats bragging about scoring field goals when we need touchdowns. >> they were rooting for a fumble and t is unbelievable that they are disappointd that we have a 44 month low in the unemployment rate. >> shannon: sunday football talk. not the kind that we are expecting here because now just 30 days left for president obama and governor romney to make their cases to voters before election day. it has been almost a week and both sides are still trying to clarify things that were said at last week's debate and tweak some strategy as they move on to the next one. i'm shannon bream. hour number two of america's news headquarters live from the nation's capital starts right now. >>> we begin with news on the unemployment rate. down to the lowest number since president obama took office. his campaign says that proves the president's policies are
they provided through their children's programming for almost 50 years some of the finest educational content worldwide for our nation's children? absolutely. does it deserve to be on the chopping block? >> that's the word i was looking for. chopping block. thank you for helping me out. >> chopping block. here is -- here's something i would like to point out, soledad. i know in this current economic climate we have to make different choices. however, i was raised by a woman whose philosophy it was to give her children the best education she could not afford. do you understand what i'm saying? >> value in the free. >> we have to make the investment in our children if we expect for them to pay off on that investment through their realizing their most full potential. so there are places where you can cut. there are places where you need to cut. there are places that you just don't cut because it is not right. >> for you that would be pbs. lavar burton, of course, was host andive and producer -- xifr producer of "reading rainbow." you heard mitt romney backtracking on the 47% remark. he says now
will be in the red by a billioo dollars next year and another frightening number, 71 fed out of every education dollar in illinois goes to paying teacher retirement costs, how can they justify that amount of money? >> people who care deeply about education in illinois and around the country really needs to understand the only way you'll have the kind of resources for public education, for health care, is in the public employee unions come to the negotiating table and writes down the overly generous packages the average teacher who retired last jun june 2011 with a 30-year career had $1.6 million in cash when retired. the median income is $30,203, just an unfair burden on working class people. ashley: do you think this issue is getting a lot of play in the presidential campaign? i unfunded pension liabilities is a massive, massive problem but i get a sense it is not getting that much attention. >> i would be surprised and asked about it tomorrow night, but they absolutely should. very bad decisions, tarp, the auto bailout and of course the stimulus in january 2009 were crisis decisions. reporter
education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> the romney campaign is flying high literally and figuratively after a strong showing in last night's presidential debate. cnn national political correspondent jim acosta has the latest. jim. >> reporter: wolf, flying to virginia mitt romney will spend much of the day after the first presidential debate up in the air. but for the first time in weeks the state of his campaign is not. mitt romney took his victory lap after the first presidential debate receiving a sustained standing ovation during a surprise visit to a conference of conservatives in denver. >> i saw the president's vision as trickled down government. and i don't think that's what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> reporter: it didn't take long after the debate was finished for the romney campaign to turn the spin room into the win room. are you declaring victory, jim, if this was a boxing match, the referee would have called it. after taki
to be the pensions, i told you sucking up 71-cents out of every education dollar in illinois. political theater indulged here did not address of unfunded teacher pensions. that is what i'm talking about that is me talking about the chicago teacher union settlement with rahm emanuel, and all of the political theater that and all of the political heater that attended, and as a to you at that time, it is all about, all about the pensions and the pensions pay for them. and the governor is now quoting the idea of a federal bailout of illinois mentioned that. can you believe this stuff? and mean, a little -- just all little decency here, folks. announcing the state's fiscal 2012 budget last year governor quinn said he would seek a federal guarantee of its unfunded liabilities. sounds harmless enough, but ask about it back then. the governor claimed to bailout language was a precaution. now he calls it a drafting error. others try to call it a trial balloon. how big is the illinois problem? it has $8 billion in current outstanding debt. 8 billion. you say, okay. 8 billion. we live in a land of $16 tri
the responsibility of putting together a school finance program. this was to pay for our children's education. i had to look at every single tax available, a sales-tax and income-tax, you name it. i have done it. so did the lieutenant governor at the time. that is something the lieutenant governor of the time said was our responsibility. you would not know anything about it. what you do not do is do your job as a legislator, worried problems will come along later, to try to run a campaign. >> i do not blame you. >> went over and over again, there is nothing else to suggest. that is all you do. >> there is nothing else to suggest that. i am sorry, mr. sadler, i think you lied. i am sorry you want to attack me personally. and impugn my character. i do not intend to reciprocate. that is a misstatement. there's a sharp policy different between the policies you have advocated and are advocating. i also think -- >> let him finish, please. >> if you will stop him in a reasonable time -- he just goes on for 20 minutes. >> we only have two minutes left ear. we will try to wrap up. >> mr. cruz, if you are suc
talked about the middle class, and they really liked when they talked about education. barack obama when given the open floor, chris to say whatever he wanted on the first answer of that debate went right to education. some of us wondered why he did that. walmart moms were saying that was one of the most important subjects they heard discussed last night. >> you got it. what these women want to hear about, and i've watched the tapes of the focus groups, not this one but others, and when you hear these women talk about this we are talking about household income 40,000 to 60,000 mostly. we are talking about these women who want to know what it's going to take to knock the country out of this torper, that the country is going the wrong direction, what are you going to do? when the president talks about education he talks about it as an investment in the future. when the president talks about education he does those things, those things sound good but they are a promise down the road and these women like most voters are skeptical of what politicians say. what mitt romney talked about was ill
education piece that will continue to be rolled out. you know, and the fact that poll workers can actually still ask people for i.d.s although they don't have to produce it in order to get a regular ballot. we think at the end of the day that the pennsylvania state constitution really does prevent this kind of law from going forward because as the supreme court said it really wantedded to see, you know, make sure that there's no disenfranchisement. we think that there was 760,000 people that the state estimated were going to be impacted by this law. in fact, they have won because they will have access to the ballot in november. >> suarez: representative metcalfe, when is the next biggie leches in pennsylvania after november 6? and will you have time to answer some of ms. browne dianis' complaints? >> we don't need to answer her complaints. the constitution is very clear. this is the responsibility of the legislature. it stands within our area of responsibility to set this process up for the election and ultimately the way the courts have written these decisions, written these opinions it's
figuring that out sooner. in fact, by thiing about where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes relief to all your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ sighs ] thank you! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... working together has never worked so well. [ female announcer ] with cisco at the center... if we want to improve our schoo
jobs and he answered education. he was asked about jobs and answered by the education. i thought he may not have it . like george bush in 2004 not used to be crossamed and he showed that. let's listen to more. >> the fact is, if you are lowering the rates the way you describe, governor, then it is not possible to come up with enough deduction and loop holes that only affect high income individuals to avoidd either raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. it's math. it is arithmetic. >> steve: which we have heard the president say on the stump. it is interesting and so critical for people to see, i was reading one poll, 15 or 18 percent of the country waiting to see the first debate because they were sitting on the fence and they want to see the guys side by side. mitt romney's job was to look presidential. he looked presidential and looked like he had better answers than the president of the united states. >> gretchen: and so the group of voters you are tryying to get at this point, middle class americans. that was the thesis. uncommitted voters, 500 voters polled directly bef
'll educational background up being -- end up being, because we are run by people globe know what they're doing issues we'll be the only nation that gives. >> gretchen: i got bad news for you, you're going to be taxed 1% tax on billionaires around the world. that's part of this whole deal. >> i can imagine the people that are going to distribute the money. i've seen the people. i have buildings over there. i see them all the time. you should see the people that are going to be distributing these trillions of dollars. when you do and when you talk ty don't know what they're doing, you're not going to want to give your money too quickly. >> steve: if sounds like the united nations is continuing fair share, we heard hillary talk about how people around the world need to pay up more, more their fair share going forward. >> you know, we've been doing that for a long time of the we've been doing that for many years and right now we owe $17 trillion. so that's where it's gotten us. we really would qualify. i think we should get somebody very smart in there. we would qualify to receive money. not give
just do not see the engines in other places. but i think technology combined with a great education system and government and business really working together and i thinks this is what we're missing around the world, a model leak as what occurred in the uk or canada or russia might be something we can learn from, but i believe it's the u.s. leads us out. >> wait. follow up on that. you say government business cooperation is what we need. the kind we have in the united kingdom, in canada, and even russia, you find it easier to deal with putin's russia than the united states? >> you are a pro at this and so no matter which way i answer this, i'm in trouble. to that point, each of those leaders understand technology. each of those leaders know if you're an extraction leader live russia, you've got to create stabili stability, keep your young people at home. >> so how badly did we do in the u.s.? when you can contrast your dealings in washington with your dealings in lawn and canada and russia, what's your conclusion? >> i think we have a country that dreams well. i think we've got to b
kind of betterment and wellness and self-education program they've had. never had a disciplinary problem since 1980. they're recommending i ing it's for him to be released. >> thank you. >>> u.s. special operations forces are now in libya helping gather intel on militants allegedly involved in the attack on the american consulate in benghazi that killed four americans. military officials tell cnn that includes intercepting communications, analyzg drone images and one-on-one interviews with people who may have information. the military is providing security for an fbi team that's on the ground right now. the consulate sat unsecured for more than two weeks after that attack. >> 35 people in 6 states fighting fungal meningitis. that's a big jump from 26 just yesterday. at least 5 people have died. the number of infections could keep growing the cdc says the steroid medication linked to the outbreak was sent to 23 states. >> good gracious. >> the steroid was injected into the patient's spines for back pain. the company who made the medication is now issuing a voluntary recall. >>> a
manufacturing jobs back from overseas and putting americans back to work, improving our educational system, recruiting and training math and science teachers to get our children prepared for those important jobs. >> those are goals. those are goals and mitt romney has goals. but when are -- >> no, no andrea -- >> specific. >> it is not a goal to end tax breaks for companies that move jobs overseas and incentivize them to come back and create a million jobs in manufacturingp. we've seen the greatest increase in manufacturing jobs in more than 20 years under this president. so we have a sense of what has to happen in order to bring those businesses back and create those jobs. those aren't goals. you know, reducing our dependence on foreign oil by increasing our domestic production incentivizing clean energy to create jobs and put people back to work, those aren't goals, those are plans to continue to move this economy forward. look, i also hope that mitt romney will take some of the time paul ryan didn't want to take in his interview this weekend and try to explain the arithmetic behind thei
where you want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. starts with arthritis pain and a choice. take tylenol or take aleve, the #1 recommended pain reliever by orthopedic doctors. just two aleve can keep pain away all day. back to the news. >> time running out for congress and the president to reach a budget deal. if they don't we could come what's called the fiscal cliff that could cost thousands of dollars in tax increase because a slew of temporary tax cuts are due to expire in january. alison kosik is here to talk a little bit what folks on wall street are calling a major threat to the economy. why do they say that? >> reporter: it's because if you have less money in your wallet it means you have less known spend soirkts goes with this fiscal cliff. that's part of the reason economists are saying we can go into a recession if we go off this fiscal cliff because it means we would pay a lot more in money in taxes. for the average american thousands of more in tax. look at this. so i
. what affect it has on our g.d.p. and ability pay our bills, to educate their child, it's huge. energy has to be the number one issue. it ties directly in our ability to grow jobs. >> heather: as we wrap up, do you see relief in sight anytime soon? >> relief in california, yes. relief in sight for the u.s. as a whole, no. remember, china, europe and u.s. barely growing economically. if we were to kickstart the economy there would be a huge surge in oil prices. >> one of problems in southern california, really no effective public transportation, you have to drive your car to and from work. those folks are getting hammered. that ruins their discretionary spending. it hurts retailers and small businesses. hate has a snowball affect. >> heather: what we talked about last weekend, car apocalypse. there is a lot of drivers in california. >> gregg: u.n. sanctions taking a huge toll on iran's economy but are they pushing leaders for a possible compromise over their nuclear program. we'll take a closer look at that in a moment. ♪ >>. >> gregg: iran denying looking to strike a deal to end the
shocked. all of a sudden, romney was different. he was like, well, i love education and parts of obama care. barack was like, who are you? he was shocked. >> pretty much what he said yesterday. >> yeah. looking down like, i don't know what's happening here. >> i want to ask you about a couple of things, the radio thing, how do you like radio? >> i like radio. it's fun. i have a show on sirrus xm. called come to papa. i've interviewed amazing people, mel brooks, jerry seinfeld, carl riner. it's great. when you interview people, you get to find things out you never know. >> i love interviews with comics. it's so fascinating to hear -- >> yeah, this one is going great. right? don't you feel? there's imaginic happening. >> i hope so. >> the new movie, doesn't come out with a while. >> it's called behind the candelabra, it's all about liberace. >> really? >> it's so funny. you're a comedian, no one trusts you. yeah, he was a flamboyant character and nobody knows about his private life. matt damon plays his lover and i play his manager. he was great. >> is michael douglas liberace? >> yes. h
want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> bodies litter the streets in syria's largest city today. opposition activist saz at least 40 people were killed. about 90 wounded when car bombs exploded in aleppo. they say most of the dead were government forces. three of the explosions happened in a popular public square. a fourth car bomb detonated near the city's chamber of commerce. i'll bring in nick robertson who is just back from syria. it's just great to see you here in person. out of harm's way. congratulations on your emmy award as well. >> we met some of them in a beauty salon trying to live their lives normally, but they don't necessarily support assad. >> do they believe this is going to end, and it's going to end well, or do they believe that this killing will just continue for a long period of time? >> i think people right now believe that it's going to go on, that it's going to continue, that there's no immediate end in sight. they just kind of get on -- they
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